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Fathers' rights activism and law reform in comparative perspective

Author: Sally Sheldon; Richard Collier
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart, ©2006.
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"Bring together leading international commentators, this book provides a critical and comparative analysis of the work of fathers' rights activists, the role law has played in their campaigning, their legal strategies, their success (or otherwise) in achieving legal reform, similarities and divergences with the women's movement, and the relationship between fathers' rights movements and the societies that frame  Read more...
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Fathers' rights activism and law reform in comparative perspective.
Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart, ©2006
(OCoLC)607839798
Online version:
Fathers' rights activism and law reform in comparative perspective.
Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart, ©2006
(OCoLC)608201758
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Sheldon; Richard Collier
ISBN: 1841136298 9781841136295 9781841136298
OCLC Number: 70173759
Description: xiv, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fathers' rights, fatherhood and law reform : international perspectives / Richard Collier, Sally Sheldon --
'Robbed of their families'? Fathers' rights discourses in Canadian parenting law reform processes / Susan B. Boyd --
'The outlaw fathers fight back' : fathers' rights groups, Fathers 4 Justice and the politics of family law reform : reflections on the UK experience / Richard Collier --
Adopting 'equality tools' from the toolboxes of their predecessors : the fathers' rights movement in the United States / Jocelyn Elise Crowley --
Gender equality, child welfare and fathers' rights in Sweden / Maria Eriksson, Keith Pringle --
Yearning for law : fathers' groups and family law reform in Australia / Helen Rhoades.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Collier and Sally Sheldon.
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This book provides a careful, critical and comparative analysis of the work, campaigning and legal strategies of fathers' rights activists.  Read more...

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